Dr. Bruce A Levine

Dr. Bruce A Levine

Licensed Psychologist (LP)

Beverly Hills, California

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Personal Statement

There are hundreds of "therapists" & "counselors" to chose from, but only 12 Board-Certified Clinical Psychologists within 5 miles of Beverly Hills and Dr. Levine is one of them. There are hundreds of Psychologists in the greater Los Angeles area, but only a handful who are Board-Certified and Dr. Levine is one of them.

In addition to his private practice at Cedars-SInai Medical Tower and on Wilshire Blvd in Beverly Hills, Dr. Levine also serves as a Clinical Psychologist at the UCLA School of Medicine . He was a Clinical Psychologist for the hit TV series "Hoarders" in the A&E Network and before moving to LA from New York in 2011, Dr. Levine was the Chief of Psychology at a large suburban New York hospital.

He is currently licensed as a Psychologist in both New York and in California. Dr. Levine is a member of the American Psychological Association, California Psychological Association, Los Angeles County Psychological Association, Association for Applied Psychophysiology & Biofeedback, Behavior Therapy & Research Society and The

National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology.

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Thank you for reviewing my credentials and background before choosing someone to trust with your important concerns. I am very concerned about issues of your confidentiality and privacy. Therefore, if you call me on my private phone line I will personally answer your call. You will never have to speak with or reveal your personal information to some impersonal secretary or unknown receptionist or call center.


Client Focus (Age)

  • Adolescents/Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults

Therapy Specialties

  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Infidelity
  • Obsessive Compulsive
  • Pain Management
  • Panic Attacks
  • Peer Relationships
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobias
  • Relationships
  • Self Esteem
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Stress
  • Trauma and PTSD

Treatment Orientation

  • Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Collaborative Problem Solving
  • Exposure Therapy
  • Family / Marital
  • Integration of different therapy models
  • Systematic Desensitization
  • Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Modality

  • Individuals
  • Couples

Years in Practice

20+ years

Payment Types

Amex, Cash, Check, Discover, Mastercard, Visa

Licenses

License Name License State Year
Licensed Psychologist (LP) PSY20225 California 2005
Licensed Psychologist (LP) 004467 New York 1982

Certifications

Name Year
Certified Clinical Psychologist (CCP) 1981

Associations

Name Duration
American Psychological Association (APA) 1980-Present
Los Angeles County Psychological Association (LACPA) 2011-Present
Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback (AAPB) 1990-Present

Publications

Title Publication Year
Effects of drive and incentive magnitude on serial discrimination learning Journal of Comparative & Physiological Psychology
Treatment of trichotillomania by covert sensitization Journal of Behavior Therapy & Experimental Psychiatry
Fear survey response as a function of item specification The Journal of Psychology
Use of a self-directed gustatory stimulus in the elimination of a seizure disorder Journal of Behavior Therapy & Experimental Psychiatry
Patient compliance with advice as a function of communicator expertise. The Journal of Social Psychology
An examination of procedural variables in flooding therapy Behavior Therapy
Pitfalls and dilemmas in the diagnosing process. Psychosomatics
Treatment of handwriting anxiety through an in-vivo desensitization procedure Journal of Behavior Therapy & Experimental Psychiatry
In-vivo desensitization of a severe driving phobia through radio transmission Journal of Behavior Therapy & Experimental Psychiatry
The effects of total exposure duration and interrupted vs. continuous exposure in flooding therapy Behavior Therapy
Reducing reactivity in sleep assessment Behavioral Engineering
Effects of stimulus representation and cue category level on exposure (flooding) therapy British Journal of Clinical Psychology
Effects of depression and headache type on biofeedback for muscle-contraction headaches Behavioural Psychotherapy
The importance of checking the assumptions of the professional referral source: An invited paper Journal of Behavior Therapy & Experimental Psychiatry

Education

School Degree Major Year
Temple University School of Medicine (PA) PhD Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy 1985
Hofstra University (NY) PhD Clinical Psychology 1979

Languages

  • English